COLUMN | Big is better? Big finds in Namibia; big losses at Gazprom; big sale at Edda Wind; big problems at Petrofac [Offshore Accounts]

Every day, the world uses around one hundred million barrels of oil. The term “big oil” is used pejoratively to describe the industry’s lobbying power. But is big always better? This week, we look at both the biggest and the best, and the biggest and the worst of the oil industry. Big finds:...

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COLUMN | On the edge? McDermott, Petrofac, The Metals Company and Cadeler [Offshore Accounts]

Lady Gaga famously sang that she was “on the edge of glory”. This week, we look at four companies on the edge of….well, something. Let’s check in on two construction companies, a subsea mining venture, and our favourite wind turbine installer. McDermott on the edge Finally, a judge in the UK has...

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COLUMN | Quick updates: Total buys a rig; Trident cans a rig; Standard sales succeed and fail; Saipem wins and loses corruption battles; Sapura hit with wind arbitration [Offshore Accounts]

Gong Xi Fa Cai, Kung Hei Fat Choi, and Chúc mừng Năm Mới! Happy Lunar New Year to all our readers, and welcome to the Year of the Dragon. At least, this is one time of year where nobody will be sneaking abandoned offshore rigs and supply vessels out of Chinese shipyards to the market […]

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COLUMN | The Twelve Days of Christmas 2023: Days 7,8 and 9: Standard Supply and Capital Maritime, Costamare and Vestland; eight billion tonnes of coal; nine missing Vroon vessels [Offshore Accounts]

Not long until Christmas now! On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me… a partridge in a pear tree, according to the ancient English carol, but at Baird Maritime, we have already reached the second half of our Twelve Days of Christmas from an energy perspective. So, who replaces the seven […]

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COLUMN | Get the PSVs to the Greek; get the drillships to the Belgian; get the sunken treasure to the Briton: Standard Supply, Vantage Drilling and Ocean Infinity [Offshore Accounts]

According to his carefully edited Wikipedia entry, Evangelos Marinakis “is a Greek media mogul, shipowner, lyricist, and member of the Piraeus city council. He is the founder and owner of Capital Maritime and Trading Corporation and also the owner of the football clubs Olympiacos in Greece and Nottingham Forest in England.” And now he is […]

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COLUMN | “Not a matter of if, but when”: Subsea mining on hold, for now; Teddy goes to St Petersburg; Safer gets safer [Offshore Accounts]

It has been a rollercoaster couple of months for seabed mining pioneer The Metals Company. For most of the last year, the company’s share price languished below one ..

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